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Verge Science is here to bring you the most up-to-date space news and analysis, whether it’s about the latest findings from NASA or comprehensive coverage of the next SpaceX rocket launch to the International Space Station. We’ll take you inside the discoveries of new exoplanets, space weather, space policy, and the booming commercial space industry.

NASA funds three companies to develop commercial space stations

Rocket Lab unveils details of new reusable Neutron launcher

Biden administration issues new framework for space policy, with a focus on climate change

Elon Musk says Raptor engine production is a ‘disaster’ that puts SpaceX at risk of bankruptcy

This is why you don’t check your email on holidays

NASA delays spacewalk due to threat of space debris

India says not to preorder Starlink until it obtains a license

Strange signals on Venus may be coming from an erupting volcano

Virgin Galactic to send its first sweepstakes winner to space

NASA wants to defend Earth from asteroids — so it’s slamming a spacecraft into one

Astra reaches orbit for the first time with LV0007 launch

Visualizations show the extensive cloud of debris Russia’s anti-satellite test created

Vergecast: Apple assists DIY repairs, Russia blows up a satellite, and Biden signs infrastructure bill

Axiom Space reveals science that will be done on first crewed flight to the ISS

NASA’s Moon landing will likely be delayed ‘several years’ beyond 2024, auditors say

Russia blows up a satellite, creating a dangerous debris cloud in space

The field of debris may be passing by the International Space Station

SpaceX’s Starlink reveals new smaller, rectangular user dish to connect to satellites

Dishy McFlatface gets a new look

SpaceX successfully launches four astronauts on Crew-3 mission to the space station

How to watch SpaceX’s Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station

NASA delays ambitious human lunar landing to 2025

SpaceX successfully brings crew of four home from the International Space Station

Virgin Galactic sells 100 tickets to space at higher price after reopening sales

SpaceX Crew-3 launch delayed again, this time to November 10th

Blue Origin loses lawsuit against federal government over NASA’s human lunar lander contracts

A monthslong struggle comes to an end

Astronomers call for a massive new space telescope to find the next Earth

Boeing gets green light for satellite internet constellation

Amazon’s Project Kuiper hopes to launch first two prototype satellites in late 2022

Launching myself into this decade’s space race

NASA’s Juno spacecraft finds just how deep Jupiter’s Great Red Spot goes

Amazon’s broadband satellite venture Kuiper teams up with Verizon to expand 5G coverage

Blue Origin reveals plans for future commercial space station called Orbital Reef

NASA now aims to launch massive next-generation rocket on debut flight in early 2022

Critics and supporters come out in force to discuss SpaceX’s plans to launch from South Texas